United Airlines airline passengers traveling from Newark, New Jersey to Hong Kong they had been stuck on the track for more than 14 hours in an icy climate and with a reduction in food supply.
The nightmare began when the flight at 15:05 was diverted to Guj Bay in Newfoundland, Canada, due to emergency medical care. The plane landed at 21:31 Atlantic time (20:31 pm ET) when the medical staff went to meet the plane and a passenger was moved to a local hospital.
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But when the flight was ready to take off, He's experiencing a mechanical problem.
Then he started to wait.
Passengers were not allowed to leave the plane because of the airport of Goose Bay I did not have a customs officer at night. Saturday changed on Sunday, but the flight remained on the ground.
Soniay Dat, a passenger on the plane, said in Twitter that the airplane door was broken and that they were stuck on board as the temperature dropped to -20 degrees hundreds outside. After waiting for hours, he began to write to United for help, saying he was ending their food.
Sunday morning, Employees of Gus Bay brought donuts and coffee of Tim Hortons, the classic Canadian fast food restaurant.
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The United brought food to its passengers – The crew is doing everything possible to help customers, "said a spokesman for the airline.
Finally, after more than 14 hours, Dath managed to get off the plane with the rest of the passengers. "It was a long, long, long day"he said.
Lloyd Slade, another passenger on the plane, said he was "Very tired at this point" on Sunday "The cabin crew is excellent and very useful (the United Bureau, not so much).
An alternative airplane carrying passenger food was sent to Gus Bay to transport customers back to Newark.
"We apologize to our customers and our crew is doing our best to help them during the delay, "the company said.